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“Speed boat heaven”
Review of Marina Grande

Marina Grande
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US$88.44*
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Capri Day Cruise by Boat from Praiano or Positano
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US$310.74*
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Exclusive Capri Boat Tour from Naples or Sorrento
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US$537.81*
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Private Half-Day Boat Tour to Capri
Ranked #15 of 55 things to do in Capri
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Ireland
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“Speed boat heaven”
Reviewed 19 January 2014

Rent a speed boat at the marina for about €100 and ride around the coast, it's the coolest thing. You can pretend to be loaded for the day. My favourite thing to do in capri. Jump into the sea and swim into the grottos. Bliss.
The marina is full of hustle and bustle, great for having a beer and people watching.
It can be busy and I imagine during the summer it must be mad but it's nice to amble along, pick up a few souvenirs and enjoy the gorgeous view.

Visited October 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Touristy and frenetic..”
Reviewed 4 January 2014

Summertime here would be a nightmare.
With a flood of day tourists and those wheeling a suitcase this is one's first impression of the island…it gets better as soon as one is out of there.

Tourist shops with expensive cafes contact your driver, hail a taxi an the next time you'd be here is when sadly leaving the isle.

No redeeming features but friendly helpful locals makes it bearable.

Visited October 2013
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Mountain View, Arkansas
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“Port area for Capri”
Reviewed 25 December 2013

Marina Grande is the port where you arrive by ferry from Sorrento and Naples. It looks like a charming fishing village from the ferry but is a little grungy upon closer inspection. We were there in November and immediately caught a van to Anacapri and later to Capri for the bulk of our day trip to the Isle of Capri. You can also ride the funicular up to the town of Capri.

It is the working man's part of the island. You can catch a boat here to the Blue Grotto if the water is calm enough to get through the small rock entrance. Boat tours are also available to go around the island to see the coves and grottos.

Visited November 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Old school beach”
Reviewed 26 November 2013

try and get access to the beach club. very old school 50s here!
beach is pebbly and water freezing in august so be warned! otherwise a cute spot when less busy!

Visited August 2013
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Ontario Canada
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“Only way in & out”
Reviewed 19 November 2013

Marina Grande is a very busy tourist area but it does have its charm. Just be careful not to be trampled by the crowd. Take the time to look around, you will find amazing views just in front of you.

Visited September 2013
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